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  Posted on Aug.15.2009 @ 09:32AM EDT by chontri

Sakuladayi the Wanderer asked the Buddha:
-What is the past and what is the future?
The Buddha answered:
-Let the past be and forget the future. I will teach you that... continue...

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vertical line Posted on Dec.08.2012 @ 01:28PM EDT by leoj99

Is my life pre-destined
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Reply from leoj99
Dec.08.2012
01:30PM EDT 
vertical line I think he is saying... Stop Thinking...don't make so many assumptions.
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Reply from sit_teh
Dec.08.2012
04:57PM EDT 
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vertical line All you get by stopping thinking is just stopping thinking.
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Reply from sit_teh
Dec.08.2012
08:23PM EDT 
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vertical line Which is universally good.
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Reply from Riverstone
Dec.17.2012
10:35PM EDT 
vertical line This is not so much a Zen question as a metaphysical one. So I will answer it in like kind. Eternity is comprised of every conceivalble variation. The begining, middle and end in each varient is already mapped out. So yes, everything is predetermined, and because you have the ability to chose by free will an altrrnate path, it is also true that you determin your fate,though your ideal destination may not be the outcome. It is like wandering a maze with infinite soloutions, each time you start again the linear story will appear diffrent.Yet all of it has already occured all at once within the blink of eternity.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Dec.17.2012
10:40PM EDT 
vertical line Change your karma - consider your intentions; consider your motives.
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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.17.2012
10:47PM EDT 
vertical line Within each movement the light shines forward to see each thing as one's own, motion  arises from above it all, from far to near and big as small.... ....
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Reply from Joe Chip
Dec.18.2012
07:57AM EDT 
vertical line A release of energy, sent out and received in every direction.
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